Staff members at PlayStation are reportedly angry at CEO Jim Ryan for sending an email to employees urging them to “respect differences of opinion” on abortion rights before writing, at length, about his two cats’ first birthday party.
According to Bloomberg, the email begins by addressing current events such as the recent leak of a US Supreme Court opinion draft signaling an intent to overturn Roe v. Wade, the landmark case which federally legalized abortion. Ryan did not take a stance on the subject in the email, instead writing that the company and its employees are “multi-faceted and diverse, holding many different points of view.”
“We owe it to each other and to PlayStation’s millions of users to respect differences of opinion among everyone in our internal and external communities,” Ryan wrote. “Respect does not equal agreement. But it is fundamental to who we are as a company and as a valued global brand.”
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